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, and undocumented activist named ju hong joins us to talk about how obama's immigration policies have torn apart his family. then pope francis issues streaming -- stinging critique. we will speak with two dissident priests on the pope's radical economic message, perusal to alter church doctrine on abortion and female priests. the supreme court will hear a case over whether for-profit conversations -- corporations can exclude birth-control and health insurance they provide their employees under obamacare. all of that and more coming up. this is democracy now!, democracynow.org, the war and peace report. i'm amy goodman. has agreed tourt take on cases that could decide of corporations can ignore parts of federal law raced on the religious police of their owners. the cases center on the controversy over whether for- profit corporations must fully cover birth control and health insurance they provide for their employees. two companies, hundred lobby and consetoga wood from object offer birthem to control. the case could force a rehashing of the landmark citizens united decision which ruled companies hav
, homophobic, and sexist slurs about government officials and andribing the tsa conspiratorial terms. the obama administration is rejecting calls to plant -- grand, sita nsa leaker edward snowden. in a letter given to a german lawmaker last week, snowden called on the u.s. to drop charges against him, writing "speaking the truth is not a crime." on sunday, dan pfeiffer ruled out clemency and said snowden should return to face criminal charges. in some of the latest snowden's disclosures, the "new york times" reports the nsa intercepted the talking points of view into secretary -- you would secretary-general ban ki- moon ahead of a meeting with president obama in april. we will have more on the story with the reporter scott shane after the headlines. a newly disclosed document shows the british government justified detaining the partner journalist glenn greenwald by accusing him of espionage and terrorism. in august, david maranda was on his way home to brazil when he was held from his nine hours at london's heathrow airport. he faced repeated interrogation, had many personal items seized, .nclu
to have this conversation. president obama welcomes this opportunity to work with our allies and ultimately if we get it right, which we will, we cannot only alleviate concerns, but we can actually strengthen our intelligence relationships going forward and we can all be more secure and safer as a result, as well as detecting the privacy of citizens. iranousands rallied in monday in the annual commemoration of the 1979 seizure of the u.s. embassy. the demonstration was held outside the old embassy building, now dubbed the nest of spies. protesters chanted anti-u.s. slogans in what was seen as a rebuke of president rouhani's talks with the u.s. and other world powers over iran's nuclear program. the united nations is warning around 40% of syria's population is now in need of humanitarian aid will stop on monday, emergency relief court nader valerie amos told the security council some 9.3 million syrians rely on assistance, around 6.5 million are displaced from their homes. an independent panel says u.s. military doctors have violated medical ethics by enabling the torture of p
with republicans on criticism of president obama for wrongly promising that many insurance holders can keep their current plans. aircraft from a massive u.s. carrier ship have joined the relief effort for typhoon haiyan , bringing supplies to those who were left without food or clean water for nearly a week. the official death toll stands at 2357, but expected to rise. initial estimates had well over 10,000 may have died. the philippines health minister has warned it is unlikely all of the dead will be identified. kerryary of state john appeared before congress on wednesday to urge a delay of new sanctions on iran. lawmakers from both already's have vowed to move ahead with a measure targeting iranian oil exports despite the recent progress in talks between iran, the u.s., and five other world powers. speaking to the senate banking committee, john kerry said targeting iran undermines negotiations. >> our hope now is no new sanctions will be put in place for the civil reason that if they are, it could be viewed as bad faith by the people we are negotiating with, it could destroy the ability
all of president obama's nominations until officials are allowed to appear before congress. he now says his position remains unchanged despite the reports retractions. those are some of the headlines. this is democracy now!, democracynow.org, the war and peace report. more than 10,000 people are feared dead in the philippines following one of the most powerful storms ever recorded. it is believed to be the most powerful typhoon to ever make landfall in human history. 942 people are confirmed dead so far. the head of the red cross has described the devastation as absolute bedlam. most of the damage and death was caused by huge waves that inundated towns, washed ships ashore, and swept away coastal villages. had reported one mass grave of 500 bodies. more than 600,000 people were displaced by the storms and many still have no access to food, water, or medicine. this is the philippines interior mar roxas speaking one day after the storm hit. >> i do not have the words for it. it is horrific, a great human tragedy. when the sun sets, it is dark. you are just going to have to make your
the obama administration to hand over a trove of documents on prison conditions act guantanamo bay. judge will review correspondence between the u.s. government and the red cross, which has inspected the prison. he will then decide whether to turn it over to the defense. it's unclear material will become public. both the pentagon and the red cross had argued against the disclosure, which was sought by prisoners attorneys. in a separate decision, the judge also eased restrictions on mail communication between the prisoners and their lawyers. "los angelese times," reports the obama administration is holding talks with yemeni officials on establishing a facility outside sanaa to hold prisoners from guantÁnamo and afghanistan. the talks could be one step toward closing guantanamo, which president obama has repeatedly vowed to do. more than half of prisoners currently at guantÁnamo are from yemen. many have been held for over a decade without charge or trial. yemeni officials have reportedly drafted tentative lands for the facility, but a final deal could take months. former guantÁnamo bay
1927. that crash lasted a while. now we have a situation where it is not just do nothing. obama was successful putting out enough of a band-aid that they are holding it back, but bush had hoped -- he saw this coming. they had hoped they could wait until november 2008 so it would be after the election, so it would not hurt the republican candidate. the obama administration, because they are not doing the structural change necessary, are hoping to push it up to 2016. there is an enormous amount of our -- effort in our government to try to hold this off until 2016. whether they are successful or not, it could happen next week. >> what is the royalist conspiracy? >> we are seeing a repeat of what we have seen in the past which is the very wealthy and rising up,terests who are fundamentally anti- democratic, creating an oligarchy government. it is the more of the rich against the poor and working class. >> name names. >> in this generation we see the adelson's, last year you had more than 100 people taking home $1 million in income. there are a number of people, since the rules got c
coverage of warsaw so far of highlights from our previous reports. the obama administration is asking commerce to delay a new round of sanctions on iran amidst into new negotiations over the iranian nuclear program. lawmakers from both artists have vowed to move ahead with the measure targeting iranian oil exports despite the recent progress in talks between iran, u.s., and five other world powers. iran would see a limited relief and sanctions in return for suspending some nuclear activities. the negotiations are set to resume next week in geneva. john kerry is meeting with senate banking committee members today in a bid to delay a sanctions vote. on tuesday, white house press secretary jay carney said congress should give the talks a chance rather than leave u.s. -- lead the u.s. on a march to war. box this administration has imposed the most crippling sanctions in history against iran. we appreciate the leverage the sanctions have given us and we appreciate the partnership that congress has given us. in that effort. but this is a decision to support diplomacy and a possible peaceful
is the opposite of gold. >> this is president obama weighing in on whether the washington football team should change its name. >> honestly, people get pretty attached to team names, mascots. i don't think there are any redskins fans that mean offense. i've got to say if i were the owner of the team, and i knew there was a name of my teen, -- team, even if it had a storied history, that was offending a sizable group of people, i think i would think about changing it. >> there's president obama calling for changing it. there's a call for broadcasters not to use the name. i think "mother jones" talked ."out "red-acted >> one thing you've seen in the last few months is the presence of native american voices. one of the things that has done is it has changed the polling on this dramatically. it is like the last refuge of the scoundrel of people who would say that this word is not racist and the team name should be defended. they say, look at the polling. 90% of the country say the name is fine over 80% of native americans say they are fine with the name. they point to old polls to show this. but t
massiveand its technical failures. the obama administration says there were 4.7 million unique visits to the site in the first 20 four hours. according to notes from a meeting on the morning after the launch, just six people had successfully enrolled. by that afternoon, about 100 people had enrolled. 248 enrolled by the end of the day. the notes were released to a house panel under a documents request. reported by cbs news thursday, a day after health and human services secretary kathleen sebelius told the help panel there was no precise data on enrollments. senate republicans have blocked the confirmation of two obama nominees, one for housing oversight post and the second to a powerful appeals court. in back-to-back votes thursday, the senate fell just shy of t 60-vote threshold to overcome republican filibusters against melvin watt, a democratic congress member from north carolina, who was tapped to oversee the home or goods industry. who wasicia millett, nominated for the d c circuit of the was court of appeals. system that has not protected us. kenya to from niger, officials said
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